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"J ' lost the account", sighs Sanjay, a priest administering the last sacraments of an umpteenth deceased in a crematorium of Delhi, so much Saturated that its funest activities now extend to the adjacent car park.
"We start at sunrise and cremations continue beyond midnight," he says to the, the lost eye in the flames of the bakers and piles of steaming ashes that, he Little, were human beings before Covid-19 do the terrace.
Families silently lament on the edge of this disadvantaged district of the capital, waiting for their loved ones wrapped in white linens and wreaths of yellow worries.
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Ambulance sirens that are charring other bodies are ceasing to resonate. The inhabitants of the buildings overlooking the establishment undergo the stench of the calcined bodies and the lamentations of families in mourning.
Indian hospitals and their staff are taught by this second devastating wave of the coronavirus epidemic.
people die at the doors hospitals or at home, for lack of beds, medicines and oxygen.
The crematoriums do not know a truce, their chimneys crack and the metal reinforcement of the ovens end up melt under the intensity of the heat.
The wood begins to miss in some institutions, families are requested to bring their own fuel.
Many crematoriums and cemeteries claim that the official balance of deaths due to the virus is far from reality, given the influx of body they see.
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In the last three days, the seemapuri crematorium, in northeastern Delhi, organized more than 100 funerals a day and no longer has any room now.
"We tried to welcome the cremations in the aisles and wherever we could find space, but the bodies kept flowing," says AFP the Jitender Singh Shanty coordinator, wearing a turban Yellow, clothed with a combination of blue protection.
"We had to ask the authorities to allow us to expand the installation until the parking lot," adds the Sikh, orange flames raging on bakers behind him at the end of the day. According to Jitender Singh Shanty, his crematorium cremates about 600 bodies since the beginning of the month, and families continue to wait for hours before being able to fulfill the latest mortuary rites.
"If the situation does not improve," he adds, "we could have to proceed with the cremations on the road, since we have no room now."
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